...8 1/2" x 11" maps of Boston's census tracts; includes one overall map and 14 maps of Boston's neighborhoods; each map shows neighborhood and census tract boundaries, some prominent physical features (i.e. streets, bridges, rivers, railroads, etc.) and includes the census tract numbers.. Topics: Census (1980), Census Tracts (1980), Neighborhoods, Neighborhoods
...one crude 1980 census tract map for each of Boston's neighborhoods and each of the municipalities that make up the Boston standard metropolitan statistical area; each map shows some major physical features (roads, railroads, rivers), tract boundaries and tract numbers.. Topics: Census Tracts (1980), Census Tracts (1980), Neighborhoods
...includes basic information for Laotian refugees on living in the U.S.: legal status of refugees, applying for citizenship, establishing a home, banking, buying groceries, using the telephone, finding a job, etc.; in Laotian and English; includes a list of assistance agencies.. Topics: Asians, Citizenship, Refugees
...briefly discusses the need for an organized health care system, the medicaid experience, access, ambulatory care administration, HMO's, the consumers' and physicians'point of view and care of the frail elderly.. Topic: Medical care
...sumarizes efforts made by UCPC to provide adequate recreation programs to children in Boston's neighborhoods; describes contents of various UCPC sponsored programs and discusses administration and funding of each; gives statistics on daily average use of five city and eleven public school swimming pools (Summer 1982).. Topics: Amusements, Neighborhoods, Outdoor recreation, Recreation
...concentrates on nine cities and towns in the Boston metropolitan area with 1,000 or more Hispanics; data is from the 1980 census; chapters include basic demographics on Hispanic residents, the socioeconomic profile of the Hispanic community in Boston's neighborhoods and Hispanics in cities and towns outside of Boston.. Topics: Hispanics, Hispanics, Neighborhoods
...includes a demographic analysis of the immigrant population and an assessment of immigrants' needs in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville; data is not specific and is usually included in narrative instead of tables; includes a list of agencies providing services to immigrants.. Topic: Immigrants
...a guide for long term care providers which includes information on developing training programs for other providers, parents' and clients' rights, causes of developmental disabilities, administering medication, dealing with behavioral problems, first aid and emergency procedures, daily management of long-term care programs; includes sections on "Severe Behavior Problems", "Stress and Burnout", and "Recreation and Leisure".. Topics: Long-term care of the sick, Mentally ill, People with mental disabilities, Recreation, Respite...
...includes historical background, the demography of recent Haitian resettlement, response of Haitian community to new arrivals, attitudes toward public assistance, leadership in the Haitian community and availability of human service resources.. Topic: Haitians
...includes some dollar figures by area, neighborhood and center for funds received from various sources; medicaid rates per visit, number of visits; also lists name and address of each center.. Topics: United Way, Community health services, Community health services, Community health services,...
...includes basic information for Vietnamese refugees on living in the U.S.: legal status of refugees, applying for citizenship, establishing a home, banking, buying groceries, using the telephone, finding a job, etc.; in Vietnamese and English; includes a list of assistance agencies.. Topics: Asians, Citizenship, Refugees
...includes basic information for Indochinese refugees on living in the U.S.: legal status of refugees, applying for citizenship, establishing a home, banking, buying groceries, using the telephone, finding a job, etc.; includes a list of assistance agencies.. Topics: Asians, Citizenship, Refugees
byUnited Community Planning Corporation; Massachusetts. Metropolitan Area Planning Council
...includes list of non-profit housing organizations; describes current situation and various efforts to provide low cost affordable housing and shelter; uses Jamaica Plain as a case study; information on survey of the homeless; copies of this item were in the BRA collection.. Topics: Housing, Homeless persons, Low-income housing, Shelters